Reconstruction of Sanctorius' Thermoscope, c. 1611

Made:
1606-1616 (original) in Italy
maker:
Santorio Santorio
and
Unknown

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Reconstruction of Sanctorius' thermoscope of c. 1611, Italian, made specially for the 1952 Christmas Lecture by Frank Sherwood.

Details

Category:
Heat
Object Number:
1953-34
Materials:
glass and wood (unidentified)
type:
thermoscope
taxonomy:
  • measuring devices
  • measuring devices
  • thermometers
  • processes and techniques
  • assembling
  • construction
  • measuring devices
  • measuring devices
credit:
The Royal Institution